‘The Acolyte’ Trailer: Amandla Stenberg Faces Off Against A Jedi In Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Series – Update

UPDATED: Disney+ has released the first trailer for The Acolyte ahead of its June 4 premiere date on the streaming service.

The trailer opens with Lee Jung-jae’s Jedi master teaching a group of younglings as danger lurks. Amandla Stenberg stars as an unnamed warrior who is bent on taking out Jedi with her first attempt aimed at Carrie-Anne Moss. A galaxy-wide search is then launched to take out the assassin.

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Lee Jung-jae also stars along with Manny Jacinto, Jodie Turner-Smith, Dafne Keen, Rebecca Henderson, Charlie Barnett and Dean-Charles Chapman also star. Watch the trailer above.

PREVIOUS, March 18: Disney+ has revealed a spring premiere date for The Acolyte, the new Lucasfilm Star Wars series. Star Wars: The Acolyte will be released June 4 on the streaming service. The date was revealed Monday on Star Wars verified X account, which also teases more news to come tomorrow. (See below).

Created by Lesley Headland (Russian Doll), The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era. A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated.

Cast includes Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give), Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game), Manny Jacinto, Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim), Dafne Keen (His Dark Materials), Rebecca Henderson (Inventing Anna), Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll), Dean-Charles Chapman (1917) and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix).

Headland also serves as showrunner and executive produces with Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King and Jason Micallef. Rayne Roberts and Damian Anderson are producing. Headland will also direct the series pilot.

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